Fri, 14 Dec 2018

Samsung to shutter Tianjin City plant

TIANJIN CITY, China - Samsung Electronics will suspend their operations at one of their mobile phone plants in China. With ...

Online news sites blocked by Bangladesh over security issues

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh blocked dozens of online news sites on Monday, ahead of the country's parliamentary election scheduled for ...

Kim Jong Un leaves Seoul guessing over planned visit

SEOUL, South Korea - The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's planned visit to the South Korean capital, Seoul, which ...

US Confirms China Soybean Purchase, But No Clarity Over More Sales

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON - U.S. government officials on Thursday hailed China's first meager purchase of U.S. soybeans since its trade war with ...

Stocks Lose Steam as Nerves Persist, Euro Dips

A gauge of world equities was little changed after giving up early gains on Thursday, continuing a pattern seen for ...

Indians top list of foreign tourists visiting Nepal

Kathmandu [Nepal], Dec 14 (ANI): As many as 2,60,124 Indian tourists have visited Nepal in the last ten months, taking ...

Pentagon: N Korea Slow to Negotiate Over US War Remains

WASHINGTON - Months after the White House raised hopes for bringing home thousands of U.S. battlefield remains from North Korea, ...

US to Reorient Trade Deals, Aid to Africa

The Trump administration has unveiled a new strategy toward Africa, saying that U.S. interests and priorities must come first in ...

Le Clos powers to gold in the pool in China

Cape Town - South Africa's Chad le Clos won a gold medal at the 14th FINA World Swimming short course ...

Sheikh Hasina-led Awami League to win third term: EIU

London [United Kingdom], Dec 13 (ANI): Speculations are high that Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina would win third consecutive term ...

I am a son of India, mentally and physically: Dalai Lama

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 13 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Thursday said that he is the son ...

Former Canadian diplomat held in China a 'pawn' - experts

The pattern is familiar: Canada arrests a Chinese national wanted in the US. Shortly after, a Canadian national is locked ...

South Korea Rules Out Visit by North Korean Leader This Year

South Korea says a visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to Seoul before the end of the year ...

China Confirms Detention of Second Canadian

China has confirmed that a second Canadian citizen has been detained under suspicion of endangering China's national security, in an ...

Hundreds Jailed In 'Terrible Global Assault' On Journalists

At least 251 journalists around the world are behind bars for their work, as "authoritarian regimes increasingly use imprisonment to ...

Who Are the Two Canadians Detained in China

BEIJING - Two Canadian citizens were reported detained in China over recent days amid a dispute over Canada's detention of ...

Allan Border Medal to be rebranded as Australian Cricket Awards

Melbourne [Australia], Dec 13 (ANI): With the increase in recognition of women's cricket and the popularity of the T20 format, ...

Who Are the Two Canadians Reported Detained in China

BEIJING - Two Canadian citizens have been reported detained in China over recent days amid a dispute over Canada's detention ...

WACA head curator unveils pitch

Melbourne [Australia], Dec 13 (ANI): Ahead of the second Test between India and Australia in Perth, WACA head curator Brett ...

Second Canadian Reportedly Detained in China

A second Canadian citizen is reported to have been detained in China following the arrest earlier this month of a ...

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Australian police seize half-tonne of meth, arrest two teens

PARRAMATTA, Western Sydney, NSW, Australia - A 17-year-old boy appeared in Parramatta Children’s Court on Friday on charges relating to ...

Cohen handed three year prison sentence in Mueller probe

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A Manhattan Federal Court judge sentenced the U.S. President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen to three ...

Warehouse with voting machines in Congo destroyed in blaze

KINSHASA, Congo - A massive blaze engulfed a warehouse in Congo on Thursday, destroyed a large number of machines and ...

Nine killed, dozens injured in Turkey train crash

ANKARA, Turkey - A tragic high-speed train crash near the Turkish capital of Ankara left at least nine people dead ...

Israeli PM says human rights and free press need balancing

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thrown his support behind Saudi Arabia over the Jamal Khashoggi ...

2 trains collide in Ankara and pedestrian overpass collapses

ANKARA, Turkey - Prosecutors have launched an investigation into the cause of the collision between two locomotives on  Thursday which ...

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